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Congressional App Challenge

The Congressional App Challenge is a competition aimed at encouraging middle and high school students to create their own apps. The Congressional App Challenge is intended to highlight the value of computer science and education by encouraging and recognizing our nation’s young coders.

This competition is open to all students in Texas’ 16th Congressional District who meet the eligibility requirements, regardless of coding experience. Congresswoman Escobar strongly encourages students of all skill levels to participate and create an app. Registration for the 2020 Congressional App Challenge is open here until October 19, 2020 at 5 p.m. MT.

A student from the Texas 16th Congressional District will be chosen by Congresswoman Escobar and a panel of judges, and will be featured on The winning app will also be on display in the U.S. Capitol alongside winners from across the country. For more information about the Congressional App Challenge and to view last year’s winner, click here.

For questions, please visit the official Congressional App Challenge website, email, or contact Jazmine Venegas at


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